KGA go down to communities

KASTOM Gaden Association (KGA) has recently sent out its officers to the provinces as part of visiting farmers, conduct trainings and providing planting materials. The visiting program is parts of KGA’s role to strengthen its link between local farmers in the country to promote food security through methods of organic farming for local farmers in…

Role of SOEs highlighted

STATE-OWNED Enterprises (SOEs) play a critical role in our economy, Permanent Secretary for Finance and Treasury, Fred Fakarii, says. He was speaking while opening the SOE forum held in Honiara, Wednesday. Mr Fakarii outlined the Government’s expectations of SOEs and emphasized the important role they play in the economy.  “SOEs play a critical role in…

SOE here improves

SOLOMON Islands State Owned Enterprises (SOE) portfolio has undergone a dramatic turnaround since 2008. This was revealed by an Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Wednesday during the SOE forum. The reports revealed that Solomon Islands is now the most profitable portfolio in the pacific, and in the benchmark sample. “Average of amount of net income…

Villagers told to respect water project

People living in and around the Tawaiabu community in West Makira were told to take huge responsibility of the newly funded water supply project in their area. Speaking during the handing over ceremony on Monday, a representative from the Japanese Embassy in Solomon Islands emphasizes that the villagers must be responsible for taking care of…

Japan hands over water supply to Tawaiabu

Villagers of Tawaiabu community in West Makira will no longer carry water for a long distance after a handing over of a water supply project at their village early this week. The water supply project that was funded by the Japan’s Grassroots and Human Security Projects Scheme was totaled up to $521,511.90 SBD with funded…

Triathletes in regional squad

FOUR local triathletes have been selected to form a pacific development team. In statement on Thursday Nathan Thompson Siofa, head coach and media officer said the selection of the athletes shows the strength of Solomon Islands. “The strength of Solomon Islands triathletes has been recognized with 4 of 8 places in a pacific development team…

Kava aims high

Former Pacific Games boxing silver medalist Paul Kava is aiming for gold in the upcoming Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea (PNG). Kava told Star Sports yesterday he is fully prepared now for the Games and admitted he was not really in his top form in the previous Pacific Games in 2011 New Caledonia which…